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Table 1 Distribution of demographic and diagnostic characteristics of workers by working department in the integrated textile factories 2016–2017

From: Registered health problems and demographic profile of integrated textile factory workers in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Category Working Department Overall
Textile Garment Support
AM, SD (Range) AM, SD (Range) AM, SD (Range) AM, SD (Range)
Age, Years 40, 12 (18–69) 38, 8 (21–67) 44, 12 (21–69) 40, 10 (18–69)
Service year, Years 13, 12 (1–44) 9, 8 (1–46) 13, 11 (1–44) 11, 10 (1–46)
   n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Sex Male 1847 (58) 461 (13) 919 (71) 3214 (40)
Female 1322 (42) 3060 (87) 383 (29) 4778 (60)
Education Read and Write 246 (8) 171 (5) 138 (11) 555 (7)
Grade 10 and below 1344 (42) 2436 (69) 406 (31) 4188 (52)
College and above 1579 (50) 914 (26) 758 (58) 3249 (41)
Worker health status Diagnosed 2224 (70) 2284 (65) 768 (59) 5276 (66)
Not diagnosed 945 (30) 1237 (35) 534 (41) 2716 (34)
Factory Factory #1 930 (29) 344 (10) 271 (21) 1545 (19)
Factory #2 778 (25) 326 (9) 276 (21) 1380 (17)
Factory #3 1461 (46) 2851 (81) 755 (58) 5067 (63)
  1. AM Arithmetic mean, SD Standard deviation